Patriarch laments subway bombing
April 04, 2017
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church lamented the Saint Petersburg Metro bombing, which left 14 dead and dozens injured.
“The impudent crime that has been committed cannot have any justification,” said Patriarch Kirill of Moscow. “The Russian Orthodox Church strongly condemns aggressive actions against civilians and calls on society to counter any manifestations of violence.”
“May the Almighty One send His abundant assistance to rescuers, medical workers, law enforcement officials and everyone who is working to deal with the aftermath of the disaster,” he added.
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- Patriarch Kirill prays for those killed in St. Petersburg, calls for violence to be fought (Interfax)
- 2017 Saint Petersburg Metro bombing (Wikipedia)
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Posted by: Gregory108 -
Apr. 05, 2017 3:05 AM ET USA
As you and your friend Putin well know, Patriarch, as you sow so shall you reap! The invasion and killing of Ukrainians and others and the political assassinations all over Mother Russia lead to a climate of violence. Both you and President Putin may want to consult the "Reverend" Jeremiah Wright about chickens coming home to roost!